Bergen County Announces Crackdown on Crosswalk Violations

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On October 6, 2015, Bergen County officials announced a crackdown on violations of pedestrians and crosswalk safety laws. Officials seek to reduce the amount of pedestrian-related traffic accidents. During this crackdown, pedestrians who violate the law may see an increase … Continued

Governor Signs Domestic Violence Crackdown Law

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On August 10, 2015, Governor Christie signed a new law regarding those faced with domestic violence charges in New Jersey. The new law requires a defendant to plead guilty before entering a pretrial program. Previously, a guilty plea was not … Continued

Supreme Court: Paraphernalia Conviction Does Not Trigger Deportation

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On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a conviction for the possession of drug paraphernalia does not trigger removal (deportation) under §1227(a)(2)(B)(i). §1227(a)(2)(B)(i) reads: “Any alien who at any time after admission has been convicted of … Continued